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Arsenal win Community Shield on penalties

Alvaro Morata missed a penalty on his Chelsea debut as Arsenal won an uncharacteristically feisty Community Shield in a shootout at Wembley, BBC Sport reports. Record signing Morata – a late substitute – dragged a poor effort wide moments after goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois had blazed over in a first use of a new penalty shootout… Continue reading Arsenal win Community Shield on penalties

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Chelsea FC: The Young Generation

​As the dust settles on another successful season for our Academy, the official Chelsea website sat down with Under-18s manager Jody Morris to reflect on a campaign in which his side lifted three pieces of silverware, including a fourth consecutive FA Youth Cup and a maiden national league title. The first league and cup double… Continue reading Chelsea FC: The Young Generation

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Why Antonio Conte’s tenacity may become a problem for Chelsea

​The Italian’s forceful personality has revived fortunes but his abrupt departure from Juventus in 2014 should serve as a warning to Roman Abramovich That Antonio Conte should prove as canny and unbending an operator away from the dugout as he is in it should not come as a surprise. That applies especially to those who… Continue reading Why Antonio Conte’s tenacity may become a problem for Chelsea